Smart basketball and app analyze performance and challenge players

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The Audi e-Bike Wöthersee has already proved that bikes can be reconfigured to include smart technology that analyzes rider performance, but bringing this gamified approach to simpler sports may well be more difficult. Undeterred, one company has created the 94Fifty, a smart basketball, with built-in sensors that monitor player performance as well as challenge users to complete tasks. While traditional basketball training relies on the coach's eye to determine how players can improve their game, the 94Fifty contains six sensors, a Bluetooth radio, and battery embedded inside. While still playable like a regular ball, it can be connected to iOS…

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